Whatever the browser, when bookmarking a page, its default title is the title of the page itself. This default value perfectly makes sense. However, iOS and Windows 8 let you set an “application name”. Well, technically speaking, nothing differentiates a Continue reading Now set the bookmark default name
Wanna check your favicon? Don’t leave the comfort of your WordPress administration interface anymore. You can now trigger the RealFaviconGenerator’s favicon checker right from Appearance > Favicon. Install the Favicon by RealFaviconGenerator WordPress plugin to take advantage of RealFaviconGenerator in Continue reading Check your favicon from your WordPress admin interface
You’ve just generated a cool Apple Touch icon for your latest web project. Everything is ready and you decide to give it a try by adding the homepage to the home screen of your iPhone. The result is okay but… Continue reading Apple touch icon turns black
There is now a WordPress plugin for RealFaviconGenerator! No more tedious HTML, you can now create and setup your favicon in a matter of seconds. The plugin in a nutshell: Go to Settings > Favicon. Select the master picture from your Continue reading RealFaviconGenerator WordPress plugin is available!
Since a few months, RealFaviconGenerator can compress your favicon pictures for reduced bandwidth consumption. However, this option lacked three features: You don’t know in advance the compression rate you will likely get. You don’t know in advance if the quality loss Continue reading Favicon compression preview
RealFaviconGenerator now accepts SVG pictures, in addition to PNG, JPG and GIF. Not a big deal, just the ability to jump right from Adobe Illustrator or Inkscape to RealFaviconGenerator. When using a SVG picture, the scaling algorithm option is no Continue reading SVG support
browserconfig.xml was introduced in Internet Explorer 11 and lets you define advanced web application tiles. Most of its features are too advanced for web applications that do not target Windows 8 platform capabilities. However, browserconfig.xml is very useful when it Continue reading More browserconfig.xml, less HTML
Warning: With the release of iOS 8, the recommended size is now 180×180. It was 152×152 when this article was published (updated 2014/12/26). Whatever you use an iOS or Android device, the Apple touch icon appears as soon as you Continue reading Apple touch icon: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Generating a favicon for all platforms is a lot a matter of resizing a big picture to smaller sizes. Submit a 1000×1000 picture to RealFaviconGenerator and it will scale it to 16×16, 32×32, 152×152… and many other dimensions. At first, Continue reading What is the best scaling algorithm? You choose!
If you play golf, your swing may be just okay. But when Tiger Woods is on the green, you expect the greatest performance. If you can run a 100 meters dash in less than 12 seconds, you are already good. Continue reading 40% of the most visited websites have no favicon for mobile platforms